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16 people die in Afghanistan floods  

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Published: 19:15, 27 May 2024  
16 people die in Afghanistan floods  

As many as 16 people, including women and children, have died in the recent floods in Baghlan and Badakhshan provinces of Afghanistan.

According to local officials in these provinces, 500 houses have been completely or partially destroyed in the floods. 

The local authorities have said that the floods have impacted Dand-e-Ghori, Doshi, the city of Pul-e-Khumri, the village of Morchak in central Badakhshan, and several other parts of these provinces.

Taliban-appointed head of the Natural Disaster Management in Badakhshan, Mohammad Kamgar said that ten members of one family and one other person was injured due to the floods, according to TOLO News report.

More than 300 people have died over the past week in the devastating floods in several parts of Afghanistan. The floods have destroyed hundreds of residential houses and ruined thousands of acres of agricultural land.